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Saracens Head

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Bar, British, Pub
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100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
+44 1704 840204
Today
12:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 19:45
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On Friday 13th January 2017, our family offered to look after our two children whilst we had a night out together. It is the first time in years that we have had an evening and our house completely to ourselves. My wife suggested that we have a meal at the Saracens Head earlier in the week, so I rang and... More 

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Thank Ged S
southport pr9 9ef
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in for lunch earlier today with friends to be greeted by enthusiastic staff careful attention and excellent service .The menu seems to have downsized but still comprehensive and good value .Lovely location and given the Christmas /New Year time the food was presented well and served as befits a very professional restaurant .

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Thank GRHL
Bedford, England
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've just celebrated my daughters 30th birthday on New Year's Eve and had a last minute booking for 13 people in the afternoon. The staff were excellent, always there when needed but without being pushy. The menu was varied using lots of fresh produce and everyone was happy with their choices. So much so that it has become a new... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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456 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We paid a quick visit to here as it is the sister pub to our local, The Boathouse in Appley Bridge. We were very impressed- the pub/restaurant is large, modern, clean and in a superb location. Right on the canal it would be great on a warm day. We will definitely return to sample the food.

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This is a really lovely place to visit, over looking the canal The staff were really friendly the decor is really nice and light. The menu is reasonably priced.There is plenty of parking spaces Ordered Roast dinners which we didn't have to wait long for. It was presented very nice.It was the best roast dinners we have had so tasty.... More 

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Thank gallierd
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Visited here last minute , wasn't disappointed. Lovely food and helpful friendly staff. Food was lovely and fresh and presented lovely. Will be back again

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Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Couldn't fault the food, but expensive . The staff were not rude, but neither were they welcoming. Decor inside and out was smart, and if you don't mind having to search for someone to pay then it could be OK.

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Thank lorraine388
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Visited for some late lunch today. Informed only one area of menu available, all sandwiches. Explained I can't eat bread and could they offer extra salad as an alternative to the bread and no chips as all sandwiches come with chips and a dressed herb salad. Told me that I could just basically eat around what I can't eat and... More 

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Malaga
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155 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my mum and sister for lunch. They have been here a couple of times and raved about it. The restaurant is spacious overlooking the water and friendly staff. The menu is extensive and something to suit all palettes. We opted for Cajun chicken burger which was delicious and so filling. The fish sandwich was huge... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Visited last night - we are frequent patrons of the pub. What a disappointment. Two fish cakes for starters ( should I rephrase tasteless potato cakes). We ordered 2 salmon and shrimp risotto for main - yuk. No seasoning, no taste just gloop. Sent both back and had 2 basic burgers which were good but meant we all ate separate.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:45
Monday
12:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Summerwood Lane | Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Ormskirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 840204
Description
Canal-side restaurant with good food and service, in countryside location

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?